Sunday, March 5, 2017
Xcel Energy Center
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The San Jose Sharks head to Xcel Energy Center to take on the Minnesota Wild on Sunday, March 5, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Sharks at +113 and the Wild at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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San Jose comes into this game having played 63 games. They have an overall record of 38-18-7 and away from home they have a record of 18-11-3. The currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 176 goals and surrendered 147 goals for a point differential of +29. The Sharks have an overall record of 5-1-4 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 36-25 and an over/under record of 15-29-19. Minnesota shows up with a record of 41-15-6 including 22-8-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 209 goals and surrendered 148 for a goal differential of +61. The Wild have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 38-21 while their over/under record sits at 32-22-8.
Brent Burns has accumulated 67 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 27 goals this season with 249 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 40 assists on the season and averages 24.9 minutes played per game. Joe Pavelski has averaged 19.3 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 21 goals on 191 shots. He has 34 assists giving him a total of 55 points on the season. Martin Jones has 30 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 1,368 shots against him and has given up 116 goals. He has made 1,252 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
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Eric Staal has accumulated 46 total points this season for the Wild. He has 17 goals this season with 151 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 29 assists on the season and averages 18.7 minutes played per game. Ryan Suter has averaged 27 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 8 goals on 120 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 33 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 34 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 1,462 shots against him and has given up 98 goals. He has made 1,364 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Sharks have 83 total points this season. They have scored 176 goals while giving up 147 goals. They have had 192 power play opportunities and have scored 33 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Sharks have allowed 160 power play opportunities and given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.15% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Wild have a total of 88 points on the season. They have 38 power play goals on 173 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 163 power play opportunities and have given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Sharks have a total of 209 goals scored while they've given up 148 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.14%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
San Jose has a Corsi percentage of 51% as they've attempted 3,661 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,519 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.2% as they have 2,735 attempts while they've given up 2,508 shots on the defensive end. The Sharks start possessions in the offensive zone 53.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.9% for the season. They have 1,771 face off wins compared to 1,915 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48%. On defense has 1,193 hits and they've blocked 1,011 shots from the opposition.
Minnesota has attempted 3,398 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,648 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.6% as they have 2,565 shots while they've given up 2,716 attempts on defense. The Wild have an offensive zone percentage of 49.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.7% as they've compiled 1,939 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,813 face off losses. On defense has blocked 932 shot attempts and they have 969 hits as a unit.
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 36-25 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 15-29-19 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 38-21 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 32-22-8 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Injuries
03/04/17 RW Jannik Hansen Acquired "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
02/03/17 RW Joonas Donskoi Upper Body out indefinitely
01/23/17 C Micheal Haley Lower Body out indefinitely
01/13/17 D Dylan Demelo Wrist out indefinitely
Minnesota Wild Injuries
10/10/16 D Victor Bartley Tricep out indefinitely
03/04/17 RW Jason Pominville Illness is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. San Jose
03/04/17 LW Zach Parise Illness is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. San Jose
Josh's Pick: Take San Jose +113
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